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"Welcome Christmas" (also entitled "Fah Who Foraze, Dah Who Doraze") is the opening and closing song for the animated television Christmas special How the Grinch Stole Christmas, later used as the finale for the 2000 live-action remake, and again in the 2018 CGI adaptation.

It plays three times in the animated story: at the very beginning as a prologue, then during the Grinch's monologue in the traditional verse style of Dr. Seuss' books, and on Christmas morning, when the Grinch believes he has ruined Christmas for Whoville—but, in fact, they celebrate Christmas anyway, even though he stole all their presents, decorations, and food. It is also incorporated within the final few lines of the final stanza of the poem.

In the final scene of the 2000 movie, Cindy Lou Who intones the song after she discovers that the Grinch's icy heart has been melted, and soon all of Whoville — excluding Mayor Augustus May Who, who has just recently had his engagement to Martha May Whovier broken, because she had feelings for the Grinch — begin to join in. The Grinch (played by Jim Carrey) adds his own personal "twist" to the nonsense words by singing at first, "Fah Who Ray Moo, Yah Who Yee Haw".

In the 2018 CGI movie, the song's melody is incorporated into Christmas tree Lighting ceremony while the actual song itself is heard two times. It is first heard during the Grinch's flashbacks and again when the Whos gathered in a three-ring circle outlines next to the decorated tree when the Grinch hears them singing, but slightly altered to heard to him "Welcome home".

Since the 1990s up until present-day, the song has been included in Radio City Music Hall's Christmas Spectacular, before the show culminates and concludes with the story of the "One Solitary Life".

Lyrics

Fah Who foraze
Dah Who doraze
Welcome Christmas come this way

Fah Who foraze
Dah Who doraze
Welcome Christmas, Christmas Day

Welcome, Welcome
Fah Who Rah Moos
Welcome, Welcome
Dah Who Dah Moos

Christmas Day is in our grasp
So long as we have hands to clasp

Fah Who foraze,
Dah Who doraze
Welcome, Christmas, bring your cheer

Fah Who foraze
Dah Who doraze
Welcome, all Whos, far and near

NOTE: The film's finale ends here, but there are more lyrics in the album version.

Welcome, Welcome
Fah Who Rah Moos
Welcome, Welcome
Dah Who Dah Moos

Christmas Day will always be
Just so long as we have we

Fah Who foraze
Dah Who doraze
Welcome Christmas, come this way

Fah Who foraze
Dah Who doraze
Welcome, Christmas, Christmas Day